The former Campaign Manager for Bret Shundler in 1992, who as a result won the election and became Mayor of Jersey City, thereby appointing Ms. Boon as Chief Executive Officer of The Human Rights Commission in the City of Jersey City, the second most populous City in the United States. It is the seat of Hudson County as well as the County's largest City. As of 2015, the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program calculated that Jersey City's population was 264,290, with the largest population increase of any municipality in New Jersey since 2010 an increase of about 6.7% from the 2010 United States Census, when the City's population was at 247,597, ranking the City the 75th largest in the nation.
Marjorie Boon was an activist prior to the Mayors Election, leading the Martin Luther King's Poor March on Washington out of Jersey City and accepted the position of Director of Coretta Kings Daycare Center in Resurrection City. She was urged by Reverend Jessie Jackson, David Ralph Abernathy to maintain her position and supported by DC State College. People of all races and religions joined in support of the march.